UWM alum Mitch Whitmore 10th in 1,000-meter speedskating

UWM alumnus Mitch Whitmore finished 10th in the 1,000-meter long-track speedskating event Friday at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. That was a better showing than in his specialty, the 500-meter race, where he finished 15th earlier in the week. “Well, first and foremost, representing each person’s country, I think, is awesome,” […]

As Oscars near, likely nominee Willem Dafoe recalls his UWM roots

MILWAUKEE _ Willem Dafoe, the veteran actor receiving critical acclaim and award nominations for his role in “The Florida Project,” studied acting at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee more than 40 years ago. UWM recently unearthed several archived videotapes of some of his earliest performances. UWM has available digitized video clips and photos of Dafoe in […]